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is covering the romney campaign in boston. we begin with bigad shaban. >> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night, just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. >> are you fired up? >> reporter: president obama made one final plea for votes in the critical battleground state. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands now. >> reporter: president obama plans to continue his election day tradition of playing basketball with friends. >> reporter: i'm randall pinkston in boston. underscoring how close this election is expected to be, the first town in the nation to vote ended in a tie. >> this has never happened before. we have a tie. >> reporter: they gave five votes each for the president and mitt romney. romney plans to cast his own ballot in massachusetts this morning. he will then immediat
at the stage in boston, as a matter of fact, where the crowd, a lot more subdued as you might expect is awaiting mitt romney to step forward and at some point i suspect soon, we will hear from the former governor of massachusetts who as we said is in boston. he will come forward to acknowledge he has been defeated despite running a very tough and hard campaign against an incumbent as has been noted many times, this is the first time since franklin roosevelt has been re-elected with unemployment this high. but here we are. >> that was a key issue in the exit polling tonight, derek. people talking about the economy and trying to find a best way forward. there were so many undecided voters who are trying to decide do we stick with the current course. is it change that we need. the economy and its progress out of one of the worst recessions we have ever seen. a key issue in this undecided women voters. so many elements we didn't even have 4 years ago. >> we talked about how close the election would be. if the numbers hold up and just perhaps president obama gets florida or virginia, the
ginnis is at romney headquarters in boston and ladies, welcome, good evening. it looks like we have a study in contrasts. mitt romney working the campaign trail in pennsylvania, president obama sitting back doing broadcast interviews, playing a game of basketball. danielle, is he confident or just out of gas? >> reporter: well, derrick, the president says he's confident that he will walk away with a victory tonight. we just got word that he did another round of interviews with tv stationness battleground states like colorado and wisconsin. the republicans know this will be a close race and they want to use every moment they can to encourage their supporters to cast a ballot, derek. >> one of those gop predictions that states in play like pennsylvania could be in play, that romney will steal votes? >> reporter: their concern isn't that great. they feel like they've done a good job in the ground game in the states they can control of the big states are looking at virginia, ohio and florida. they know it's going to be close, but again, they feel like they've put in the work and that the pres
. susan mcginnis is with the romney campaign at its head quarters in boston. spew on the, a littlable -- sueson, a little bit about the move there. >> reporter: well, it's pretty upbeat so far. the -- the convention center here just opened up to guests and there are about 5,000 potential guests here and about 1200 of them are the media. among this people that you talk to here of course these are owl romney supporters and donors, very very upbeat that they do have this -- this infamous task to the electoral college that many say obama has the advantage in. but they do feel optimistic that governor romney can pull this off tonight although not everybody is very optimistic that we will hear a result tonight. a lot of people are betting on close to midday tomorrow to learn the final results. obviously tonight we will get exit polls and probability. >> what about ohio? again those last-minute trips there. and the possibility of maybe an upset in pennsylvania, is there talk of that? >> reporter: yeah, there's a lot of talk about there are there's a lot of -- there's a lot of talk about ohio
is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out to vote we'll have the real change we need in this country and i'm so excited about the prospects. i've got to tell you, i'm buoyed by the spirit of the people across the nation. the enthusiasm, the support, the energy. >> we love you, man! >> thank you. (cheers and applause). >> reporter: that, of course, is the key if they can get their supporters out to vote. campaign sources i'm talking to say they're encouraged by what they're seeing. they have big turnout, their numbers will outperform what john mccain did in 2008
in the boston section of arlington still in the dark. surae chinn spent the day with crews trying to get the lights back on. >> reporter: it's a welcome sight to residents after sandy's destruction. >> what we have here is what was a real quagmire. >> reporter: the more damage, the longer the outage and the wait for repairs. waiting anxiously is agnes, bundled up on day two without power, she's learned from, pierce with four days in the dark -- experience with four days in the dark from the derecho. the kristin family is trying to stay plugged in. >> we went down to the local starbucks and filled up the local electricity to get some homework done. >> how cold is it? >> it's freezing. >> did you do all your homework? >> reporter: heard the moment it all went dark. at the height of the storm a tree came crashing down taking
sandy but still covers a pretty big area, 29 mile-per-hour wind gusts in boston, 24 mile-per-hour wind gusts here in the downtown area, even down toward hatteras 16 mile-per-hour wind gusts with even gusts over 20 miles per hour in the mountains back into west virginia and extreme southwestern west virginia. closer to home they're dying down slowly. our highest wind gust was 34, down to 24 now in the last hour, 17 mile-per-hour wind gust in both gaithersburg and leesburg and frederick but still a 28 mile-per-hour wind gust in martinsburg. so it's chilly. if you head outside, dress for the 30s. it's 15 downtown, mainly in the 40s in leesburg, 36 in manassas. we'll come back and talk about when the winds will go away and when the temps will go back up. >>> sentencing day today for the man who shot and killed six people and wounded 13 more including former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords. today in tucson, arizona, jared loughner was sent to prison for the rest of his life. giffords faced her shooter for the first time in court today and her husband speaking for her told loughner,
guardia, about 40 mile-per- hour wind in boston and a 54 mile-per-hour wind gust in nantucket. our highest wind gust is 26 in annapolis. we have a little light rain and showers pushing across parts of the metro area primarily east of i-95. that will be the best chance to see anything in terms of precipitation. temperatures are chilly, 40s and 30s, 39 in gaithersburg, 40 in rockville, 40 in great falls, 40 in fairfax, still 42 in college park and 41 in bowie. so tracking the nor'easter, light rain and/or snow primarily east of town tonight. it will stay dry in the western suburbs. good news for everyone, it will be a dry morning commute. keep your jacket handy and sunglasses tomorrow. yes, we'll see a fair amount of sunshine. now we see showers and rain baltimore, anne arundel into prince george's county. it moves out pretty fast. the clouds hang tough through midnight. then we see breaks and by tomorrow afternoon we're looking at pretty much pure sunshine. the winds will pick up, though. remember we're talking low 50s, but dress for the 40s tomorrow because it's going to feel a little blustery.
at the boston convention center. i talked to a top campaign aide, he said they were feeling confident. they like what they're seeing in their internal polls. now it's just all about which of these candidates' supporters are most intense and most enthusiastic and how many of them are going to turn out to vote today. >> jan crawford, thank you. president obama made his last campaign stops monday in wisconsin, ohio, and iowa. and after his final rally in des moines, the president spent the night in his hometown of chicago. nancy is there. good morning. >> reporter: the president is waking up in his own townhouse th morning, and unlike governor romney, he is staying put. no campaign stops. he'll play a traditional pickup basketball game with friends and aides, maybe drop by obama campaign headquarters to thank all of his staffers and volunteers. then tonight he will head to this convention center for what he hopes will be a victory party. on a clear, chilly night, president obama joined 20,000 supporters at the same corner in downtown des moines where he opened a small campaign office back in 2007.
. and after they tore his acl. late in the boston college game. and now the sports department, they want to know how rare it is to lose this many games, so they put it out to several schools. no one has heard of such a thing. uncharted territory. that's what they are calling it. the kick off tomorrow at 12:30. >>> on campus tonight. maryland exhibition hoops, verses indiana, pennsylvania. the freshman, no need to ask. he is a smooth operator. 16 points for the woodbridge native. winning it 63-71 next friday as that will not be true. they play their first playoff game in five seasons. the black and red will be taking on new york. scheduling note here. and the game has been switched to rfk stadium because of hurricane sandy. kick off at 8:00. the team wants their fans to wear black. all right, that should be fun tomorrow. and the implications galore coming up, especially in maryland. nobody is going to go to the tough streets of bethesda. expecting to get a wh'so ecl oumi byb cese? 'sheas -wh! lahi ] t'thtay 0%atal tt cesth - o tnkou ..oewhev yoreoi. inbabechse omheauinco ha y lgh tay chnd
village. notorious boston mobster james "whitey" bulger, who spent 17 years in hiding before he was arrested last year, is in the hospital. the 83-year-old former leader of the winter hill gang is awaiting trial for 19 murders. he was taken from prison yesterday complaining of chest pains. gas lines straight out of the 1970s meet technology right out of the 1940s in a moment. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. go long. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. >> pelley: finally tonight, it's gotten plenty tense on those long gasoline lines in new york and new jersey but ben tracy found a station where even after the hurricane it's still service with a smile. a smile and a very strong arm. >> reporter: in this
of the snow flurries right there. it's all notifying the east. it's still nasty around the cape and in boston getting strong winds this morning. look at these snow totals. greenwich, connecticut, six inches. 4 1/2 inches in central park. newark six inches of snow. parts of new jersey, two communities freehold and manchester around a foot of snow has occurred. really incredible considering the time of year. so far today our highest wind gusts in new york city is 36. notice we still have gusts at martha's vineyard at 60 miles per hour. that's where the worst weather is. overall it gradually will move out by tonight and tomorrow morning. >> is there any good weather news? >> you know for once i would like to talk to you and not have something twirling behind me. there is good news. more the weekend much warmer, temperatures might be above-normal and you'll see something we see a lot here, sunshine. >> the nor'easter turned airline schedules upside down again across the united states. mark strassman made it to laguardia airport. good morning. >> reporter: i pulled in here yesterday afternoon ahea
eastern time to concede the race. jan crawford is in boston where the republican nominee spoke to his supporters. >> reporter: governor romney waited about an hour to concede after the state of ohio was called for the president. everyone thought it's over but the romney campaign wanted to see some more of the actual votes from some of those suburbs around cincinnati. they didn't want to give up. when colorado was declared for the president, the campaign knew that was it, romney picked up the phone and called the president. >> this election is over, but our principles endure. i believe that the principles upon which this nation was founded are the only sure guide to aesurgent economy and to renewed greatness. >> reporter: a defeated mitt romney was gracious. >> i believe in america. i believe in the people of america. >> reporter: after running for president for 17 months, his campaign came up empty. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> reporter: there was clear disappointment as the reality of what could have
traditionally vote for the democratic candidate. >> pelley: thank you, we're going to switch over to boston and speak to ed gillespie who is one of mitt romney's autopsy communicatio --top communicatio. thank you for being with us. it looks like ohio is leaning the president's way. i wonder how you see ohio. >> we feel pretty good about ohio, scott. the fact is where you look where the turnout is highest, we have great turnout in republican leading areas. we were able to shave 263,000 votes in the early vote in the absentee ballots from the advantage that president obama enjoyed over senator mccain in 2008. in the diminishment of the democrats early vote advantage, our republican intensity and what we've been seeing in the polls relative to independent voters in ohio, we feel like it's very much in our side tonight when i look at where these votes are coming in from we also female good about thal -- feel good about the numbers in the county and precincts and need to carry with big numbers and we're doing that tonight. >> pelley: one of the swing states we do not have enough information to
that our travel plans between here and boston should be pretty g. out west they'll be good -- pretty good. out west they'll be good south and east could be an issue here for those who are traveling. as far as the forecast today, a cool one. clouds keeping us a little bit on the cool side today. 49 for leesburg. 47 winchester while manassas, one of our warm spots at 52 and 49 on the bay in annapolis. here's the forecast. today northeast winds at 5 so they'll be light with a high around 50. mix of sun and clouds. tonight we're dipping back into the mid- to upper 30s in d.c. with low 30s north and west. tomorrow agent bit more sunshine so should be a little warmer, about 54. saturday looks good. terps are home, 56. so a nice football fall feel to the air. then on saturday night, the clouds 41. sunday into monday, this is when we could have that coastal. close but i think not close enough to really bother us too much. still i only have a drop in. we had more rain earlier in the week so that trend has been good for us. 55 on monday and 57 on tuesday. andrea and mike, over to you. >> thank you,
on to romney headquarters up in boston where susan mcginnis is live and susan, governor romney's been very busy with election day. and that's sort of a break with tradition right? >> reporter: they do. mitt romney made a late decision derek to keep campaigning up until the 1 #th hour. he -- 11th hour. he did some campaigning in cleveland and then pittsburgh. he didn't want the lose the election without having done everything he possibly could. he decided to spend some time in states, in pittsburgh he was growthed by about 1,000 -- greeted by about 1,000 supporters. this is when you know you're going to win. >> speaking of whether or not he knows he's going to win, the numbers have not been looking so great for romney in the last couple of weeks. did you hear any wavering in the confidence that governor romney will rise up and take this thing? >> reporter: the party line from the romney camp is all optimistic. they are not wavering at all. the -- the lead is -- the lead is going to the president but it is razor thin. you know anybody lived through a lot of elections knows it could go either way
. randall pinkston, cbs news, boston. >>> closer to home, some of the first returns we'll see tonight will be from the swing state of virginia. >> and the commonwealth is also the site of a very highly contested senate race. with more on the battleground virginia, jessica doyle joins us now from the election wall. details on the election pitting two former governors against each other for a u.s. senate seat. good morning, jess. >>reporter: good morning to both of you. good morning to everybody at home. the nation's attention, of course, has been captured by the neck-in-neck race for the white house. in virginia the key senate race there looks just as close as this is an important race because it could determine whether democrats maintain control in the senate or hand over power to the republicans. taking a look at the race, democrat tim kaine and republican george allen are duking it out for this senate seat being 78cateed by jim webb. he's the democrat that beat george allen four years ago. allen was governor from 1994 to 1998 during a time of economic growth in both the state and t
it a victory rally with kid rock and his supporters and then in boston tomorrow for election night. that's where his campaign headquarters are, with thousands of supporters hopeful for a victory tomorrow night. the victory and whether or not he'll win very much uncertain at this point. this race is very close. when you talk to top advisers they will say they think they will win but then again it's going to be close. you can get a sense from them no one really knows what's going to happen. we'll have to wait until tomorrow night. for cbs "this morning," i'm jan crawford in sanford, florida. >> president obama has a full day of campaigning today in three of those crucial swing states, wisconsin, ohio and iowa. nancy cordes is in madison, wisconsin. >> reporter: president obama arrived in madison, wisconsin at about 3:00 in the morning after a full day of campaigning on sunday. he is due to speak to the crowd in a few hours, obviously, some folks are already here and very fired up. he spends today in three critical battleground states in the midwest starting out in wisconsin then heading to
to finish all over this country, all over this country again and again and again. jan crawford is in boston tonight. jan. >> well scott, as you heard in those excerpts we just aired, the sadness in his voice obviously a brutal campaign for him starting back last june and in that primary that very hard primary he survived that only to step into this general election where he was hit with an assault of negative ads. you all have been talking. he really didn't respond to that but still believes, still believed he was going to win this righted up until the end. there's another moment in the speech tonight that was i thought particularly pig noinlt- poignant when he looked over at his wife ann she's been on the campaign trail from the beginning and campaigning on her own as well where he says he would like to thank the love of his life an. he was almost sad for her, she would have been such a great first lady so obviously here in the crowd everyone very deflated tonight. but it was interesting too scott when he talked about the president and gave those strong words he was praying for the preside
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